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Ireland shows the way with plain packaging tobacco law

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 2:54 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the Irish Government for passing plain packaging tobacco legislation this week. More >>

Maori Party Focus On 2017

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:11 am | The Maori Party

President Naida Glavish has announced that the Māori Party will not be fielding a candidate in the upcoming Northland by-election. More >>

Māori Party shocked by racist reaction to use of Ōkahu Bay

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:47 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is pleased to see that Ngāti Whātua’s annual celebration of its tamariki at Ōkahu Bay was enjoyed by whānau this weekend despite some of the public reaction. More >>

Support for Computers in Homes programme welcomed

Monday, 23 February 2015, 8:57 am | The Maori Party

Support for Computers in Homes programme welcomed The Māori Party is pleased to see the Government will continue to fund Computers in Homes this year which was initiated by the Māori Party in 2009. The Government recently announced it will set aside ... More >>

Māori Party pays tribute to Celia Lashlie

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 8:41 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns the loss of yet another national icon whose life was devoted to improving the lives of others. “Last week we lost two outstanding rangatira in Dr Apirana Mahuika and Tama Huata. Today I am equally saddened to hear of the ... More >>

Tribute paid to a visionary Māori performing arts leader

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:20 pm | The Maori Party

E te rangatira o te Whare Tapere o Ngāti Kahungunu, o te ao Māori hoki, haere. Haere ki ō mātua tīpuna noho mai hei whetū ki te rangi. Ko tō tātau pāpā, a Tākuta Apirana Mahuika hei hoa haere mōhau. E auē ana te Tairāwhiti, e auē ... More >>

The Māori Party mourns the loss of Dr Apirana Mahuika

Monday, 9 February 2015, 3:13 pm | The Maori Party

E te rangatira o Porou iwi, haere atu rā! Haere ki te huinga o te kahurangi ki Hawaiki nui, Hawaiki roa, Hawaiki pāmamao. Waiho mā ngā iwi koe hei mihi, hei tangi, hei tuku ki te kōpū o Papatūānuku. Ka auē te iwi Māori, ka auē te ao ... More >>

Social housing proposal falls short

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:53 am | The Maori Party

While the Māori Party welcomes some of the social housing proposals announced yesterday, it believes much more needs to be done to provide healthy and affordable homes for whānau. More >>

RMA’s primary purpose must be to protect our environment

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 9:19 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will always prioritise kaitiakitanga/guardianship of this country’s natural resources ahead of commercial development. More >>

Māori Party condemns Paris shooting

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 5:14 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party condemns the violent attack on the offices of the Charlie Hedbo newspaper in Paris. More >>

The trail-blazing political career of Tariana Turia

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 12:33 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party co-leaders join others in congratulating the wahine toa from Te Tai Hau-a-Uru who has been appointed a Dame Companion in the New Years Honours List for her services as a Member of Parliament. More >>

Honouring individuals who serve our communities

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 12:32 pm | The Maori Party

MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday 31 December 2014 Honouring individuals who serve our communities The Māori Party celebrates the incredible contribution and sacrifices made by a noble cast of hundreds, honoured in the 2015 New Year’s Honours. “Topping the ... More >>

Retired Minister Tariana Turia Needs To Let Go

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 4:13 pm | The Maori Party

The former Minister for Whanau Ora, Hon Tariana Turia needs to remember that her decision to retire from Parliament at the last General Election carries a responsibility to leave political decisions to her successors, and not to try to interfere. This ... More >>

Common sense prevails with decision on the name Whanganui

Monday, 22 December 2014, 11:26 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is pleased that the Wanganui District Council will apply to have the ‘H’ included in the spelling of its name. More >>

Social Media Campaign lifts spirits after Sydney Siege

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 9:17 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has reached out across the Tasman to commend the initiative of Australian woman, Rachael Jacobs, who inspired the #illridewithyou campaign. More >>

Tribunal report confirms iwi ownership of Lake Waikaremoana

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 9:37 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the long-awaited Waitangi Tribunal report on Lake Waikaremoana released today. More >>

Turia: Becoming a Person

Friday, 12 December 2014, 3:35 pm | The Maori Party

It is exactly six months to the day that I announced that Robert Martin will be New Zealand’s candidate in 2016 for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. More >>

Maori Party welcomes Waitangi Tribunal report

Monday, 8 December 2014, 8:45 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has welcomed the Waitangi Tribunal's latest report as a positive attempt at applying the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People to a contemporary issue [WAI 2417; Whaia te mana motuhake; in pursuit ... More >>

Changes to Countering Terrorism Bill Don’t Go Far Enough

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 1:15 pm | The Maori Party

Changes to Countering Terrorism Bill Don’t Go Far Enough The Māori Party will oppose the Countering Terrorism Bill when it’s presented to Parliament under urgency next week. “While we are pleased that the National Party will reduce the warrantless ... More >>

Challenging low Māori representation in local government

Friday, 28 November 2014, 2:22 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox has questioned the Minister of Local Government about what initiatives are underway to increase tangata whenua (indigenous) representation on local and district councils. More >>

 

 

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